Specialist Training for Professionals Working with Adolescents

Working Therapeutically with Traumatised Young people: Engaging in helpful relationships

NWG Network
East Midlands – NWG HQ Derby
18 November 2014
09:30 – 16:30

This full day training will include:
The impact of CSE: Understanding Trauma
•        Big “T” trauma vs Little “t” trauma
Core Understandings about Young People
•        The Adolescent Brain-What’s going on in there?
•        Identity
•        Attachment- Why do they keep going back?
•        Risk Taking
Effective Approaches to Practice
•        A Working Relationship- creating the conditions
•        Strategies for Engagement
•        Making Changes
About the Trainer
Steve Leach is a Psychotherapist, a lecturer in Higher Education, an approved NHS Clinical Supervisor and a regular speaker at conferences and other events on various issues relating to emotional and behavioural problems, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy.
Alongside his private practice as a therapist, supervisor and trainer Steve spent several years as the clinical lead for a private organization overseeing provision of several Therapeutic Communities under The Royal College of Psychiatrists Community of Communities and continues to work with Children and Young People in Looked After Care where he consistently achieves effective outcomes with C&YP affected by CSE.
He holds a number of qualifications in different therapeutic approaches including Client-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural and EMDR and is a member of several associations including (but not limited to)
•           The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
•           National Council of Psychotherapists (Accredited)
•           EMDR UK & Ireland
Steve has almost twenty years experience facilitating change in others through training, consultancy and therapy and therefore brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching and practice.
His dedication to the helping profession, students and clients is evident in his approach; his utilisation of humour and first- hand experience as a practitioner makes learning easy and the application of interventions make sense.

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